For several years there have been limited opportunities for employed part time students progress their studies to Higher Educational level yet there is data to show a shortage of qualified, experienced metallurgists. These shrinking numbers related to the ageing workforce; knowledge and skills not being replaced.
Read the full article here on ECMS' website February 2021.
At a recent meeting with CHTA, Richard gave a presentation to the Management Committee and Training Subcommittee on M&C's Metallurgy Training and an overview on our non-financial 'Stakeholder'.
Read the full article here on Page 9 of CHTA's Hotline Newsletter December 2019 Edition
Metallurgy in the UK
Richard Brown's article in the Materials World magazine, 29 October 2018.
Qualifications in metallurgy are increasingly diminishing in the UK...
Whilst Richard Brown was heading the Metallurgy Dept at Bradford College the UK Centre for Materials Education conducted a Case Study on the work-based mentor concept, work-based projects and how these benefited the student and their employer through the development of distance learning and learning in the workplace.